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[Annotator's Note: Curt Simmons served in the Navy in the Armed Guard as a gunner aboard merchant ships in the North...
Jack Brukman had not been anyplace before receiving his draft notice. He considered himself a mama's boy. Young...
Harold Berkman and Company F [Annotator's Note: Company F, 2nd Battalion, 317th Infantry Regiment, 80th Infantry...
Luna Kaufman had to pack just one valise for her transfer out of the ghetto [Annotator's Note: the Cracow ghetto was...
Martin Sklar was born in New Brunswick, New Jersey. His father was a high school. His aunt and uncle had moved to...
As they advanced from Aachen to the Rhine River, Guy Leefe, Jr. and his fellow pilots would conduct regular patrols. On...
John Finn enlisted in the Navy in July 1926 and went directly into three months' training in San Diego, California....
To Harry Quinn, combat was the closest thing to Hell that a person could experience. Sleep was disrupted at night by...
Robert Marovelli clearly remembers being in the bathtub on 7 December 1941, when the announcement came over the radio...
Paula Knobler was lucky that she worked at a camp not in the German territory [Annotator's Note: the camp was in...
Zhanna Dawson experienced constant bombing when the Germans invaded [Annotator's Note: Germany invaded Soviet Russia in...
Baptiste Puissegur [Annotator's Note: as part of the 104th Infantry Division] went through Aachen and Stolberg in...
Lloyd Guillory made one flight against Rabaul. Rabaul was a Japanese airfield that was a very hot spot. It was bypassed...
Manfred Klepper heard a knock on the family apartment door at dusk [Annotator's Note: on the evening of 9 November 1938...
Judith Baron and her family lived in a nice apartment in a mixed neighbor in Hungary. The landlady was not Jewish, but...
Theodore Wessen served on a modern minesweeper [Annotator's Note: USS Pirate (AM-275)] which was fitted with gear to...
Earl Erion was at a rehabilitation camp in England after D-Day. That was prior to being sent to Glasgow for his trip...
Joy Skelton had unidentifiable nightmares during 9-11 [Annotator's Note: the terrorist attacks on the United States on...
Blanche Gangwere and two other Red Cross girls served coffee and donuts to a tank group. The tankers offered to let the...
Eva Gross was reunited with her very ill mother in Bergen-Belsen [Annotator's Note: after the British liberated the...
Glen Jostad was moved to Stalag XIII near Nuremburg. The Royal Air Force and the 8th Air Force provided a morale boost...
When the battle initially started, Frank Pomroy was positioned with a water-cooled machine gun [Annotator's note: .30...
Joyce Leblanc's memories of the war are vivid. Hitler [Annotator's Note: German dictator Adolf Hitler] came to power...
[Annotator's Note: Charles Radford served in the Army as an infantryman in Company I, 3rd Battalion, 133rd Infantry...
George A. Sarosi lived in Hungary which had lost a large part of its territory after the end of World War 1. The ruling...